Volunteer as an English Language Tutor in China

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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Beijing, ChinaBeijing, CN
Greenheart Travel


Greenheart Travel’s Teach English in a Homestay program in China offers you the opportunity to become an English tutor with a local host family, while sharing in their everyday life. The rest of the time is yours to experience life in the Beijing, which is home to countless heritage landmarks including Tiananmen Square, the Imperial Palace, and of course the Great Wall.

Participants spend 15 hours per week tutoring the host family English to improve their language skills.

No previous teaching experience or certification is required, and Greenheart Travel will provide basic teaching resources prior to departure. This is a volunteer, unpaid teaching placement designed for deep cultural immersion and exchange.

This program is ideal for adults hoping to get their feet wet in teaching, teachers planning to travel during their summer break, or travelers seeking to experience full cultural immersion while teaching English abroad.

This program offers:

  • Volunteer tutoring position with a local host family
  • 15 hours per week teaching experience (the rest of the time is yours!)
  • Placements throughout the country
  • Accommodation with a volunteer Chinese host family
  • 1, 2 or 3 month placements
  • Rolling start dates twice monthly

For more information check out our website. http://greenhearttravel.org/program/adult/teach/china-language-homestay


  • General Education
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 1-3 months
  • Must be a high school graduate

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